The Resource Charles M. Hampton papers, (manuscript)

Charles M. Hampton papers, (manuscript)

Label
Charles M. Hampton papers, 1943-2003
Title
Charles M. Hampton papers
Inclusive dates
1943-2003
Creator
Contributor
Donor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The collection contains copies of three memoirs written by Hampton: "I acquire a 35mm camera" (2003), "Capturing German liquor warehouse" (2003), "Mountains and Men I've Known, A Skier's Story" (1992); photographs of Camp Hale, Colo. (1943-1944), photographs and negatives of the Italian Campaign (1945); digital images of 1st Squad, 1st Platoon, Company H, 86th Infantry (n.d), CD-ROM with images from the Camp Hale, Leadville and Cooper Hill reunion activities (2003)
Note
Forms part of: 10th Mountain Division Resource Center Collection.
Member of
Biographical or historical data
Charles Hampton was born in 1923 in Tacoma, Wash. He enlisted in the Army at Tacoma, Wash. in 1943 and at the time of his enlistment had completed one year of college and was unmarried. He joined the 10th Mountain Division at Camp Hale, Colo. and was assigned to Company H of the 86th Infantry Regiment, later with the 10th Mountain Cavalry Reconnaissance Troop, the 226th Engineering Company and Company D of the 126th Mountain Engineering Battalion. He subsequently transferred to Fort Swift, Tex. before being sent overseas to Italy. Hampton was awarded the Bronze Star medal for his actions at Mt. Serrasiccia on February 1945 and was awarded a second Bronze Star medal for action at the Po River in April 1945. He attained the rank of Sergeant. Hampton died in 2005.
Cataloging source
DPL
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1923-2005
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Hampton, Charles M.
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1923-2005
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Hampton, Charles M.
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  • Hampton, Charles M
  • United States
  • United States
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Soldiers
  • Ski troops
  • Camp Hale (Colo.)
  • Camp Swift (Tex.)
Label
Charles M. Hampton papers, (manuscript)
Instantiates
Note
  • Catalog record based on preliminary inventory
  • Collection incorporates former collection -M2008 and photo collection #2005.038
Extent
1 envelope
Governing access note
Contact Western History/Genealogy Dept., Denver Public Library, Denver, Colorado
Immediate source of acquisition
Charles M. Hampton;
System control number
  • ocn243795136
  • (OCoLC)243795136
Label
Charles M. Hampton papers, (manuscript)
Note
  • Catalog record based on preliminary inventory
  • Collection incorporates former collection -M2008 and photo collection #2005.038
Extent
1 envelope
Governing access note
Contact Western History/Genealogy Dept., Denver Public Library, Denver, Colorado
Immediate source of acquisition
Charles M. Hampton;
System control number
  • ocn243795136
  • (OCoLC)243795136

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